Bhutan is a small yet culturally rich country located in the Eastern Himalayas between China and India. Bhutan was spared foreign invasions until the late twentieth century, preserving the country’s natural beauty. Bhutanese architecture is traditional, with magnificent woodwork and masonry dominating, and no nails or iron bars are utilized. Bhutan is home to many exotic animals and over 5,400 plant species due to its extraordinary biodiversity and the government’s serious conservation efforts. Bhutan has some of the tallest unclimbed mountains in the world and offers the chance to climb some of them, which falls under Bhutan tourist places.
#1. The Bride of Kangchenjunga- Mt. Jomolhari
The Chomolhari Mountain (also known as Jomolhari Mountain) is part of the enormous Himalayan range protecting Bhutan’s boundaries. Because of its proximity to the Kangchenjunga, this beautiful peak is affectionately known as the ‘Bride of the Kangchenjunga.’
According to legend, it is the home of Goddess Jomo, who is supposed to be the protector of the Happy Kingdom. It is considered sacred by Buddhists, particularly Tibetan Buddhists.
According to folklore, Chomolhari Mountain remained unclimbed until 1924 because anyone attempting to climb it would be hurled or pushed down. Nonetheless, it has become a popular destination for hikers and adrenaline junkies. Even if you do not intend to climb Mount Jomolhari as part of your unique Bhutan tourist spots tour, you must not pass up the opportunity to see up close.
#2. Mt. Kula Gangri
Mount Kula Kangri (7328 m) is a magnificent and tempting peak for climbing that is located between Tibet and Bhutan. By car, the trek from Lhasa to the summit of Mt. Kula Kangri takes two days. This sacred mountain is a favorite pilgrimage destination for Tibetans and Buddhists alike. Mt. Kula Kangri is surrounded by a series of summits ranging in elevation from 6000 to 7000 meters, all of which have yet to be conquered.
Mountain climbers have a wealth of different route alternatives during their vacation to Bhutan. Climbers interested in exploring fresh virgin mountains from here are always welcome to join us. Kula Kangri (Mt. Kula Kangri)
#3. Mt. Gangkar Puensum
Gangkar Puensum, the world’s highest unclimbed peak, is located in Bhutan and stands at 7570 meters. The Bhutanese have a deep conviction in and respect for natural settings, notably mountains.
These natural features are believed to be the residences of local deities who bring wealth and happiness to the valley. To protect this indigenous tradition, mountaineering was outlawed in Bhutan following a restriction on mountain trips beyond 6000 meters in the 1990s. However, seeing this magnificent peak with your own eyes is a must-do during your Bhutan visit.
Climbing these peaks, bird watching, kayaking in Bhutan’s rivers, and hiking and trekking in alpine and subtropical forests are all part of a trip to Bhutan if you opt for Norbu Bhutan travel, Travel the most versatile and finest Bhutan tour operators in the country. So, what are you holding out for? Book your Bhutan trip with us right now to experience the essence of the spectacular Himalayas in this small country.